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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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Media Type
1,402
collections
2,920,012
texts
6,648
images
4,137
movies
1,474
audio
10
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Availability
2,703,043
Always Available
189,674
Available to Borrow
40,967
Waitlist
Year
17,391
1992
15,871
1990
14,342
1978
25,574
1922
24,604
1921
26,711
1920
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Topics & Subjects
76,608
bub_upload
41,069
genealogy
24,203
public domain
22,267
Numismatics
17,350
Registers of births, etc
14,644
Periodicals
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Creator
17,173
united states. bureau of the census
11,036
united states. national archives and records service
7,782
city of fort wayne, indiana
5,534
united states. department of agriculture. radio service
4,443
associated students of brigham young university
4,380
the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints
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Language
2,210,166
English
223,409
German
203,882
French
55,292
Spanish
48,786
Handwritten English
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Italian
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American Libraries
Apr 6, 2019 Gustave Saige
texts
eye 3,335
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comment 1
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=y_4QAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The Library of Congress
Apr 6, 2019 Benedict, Elsie Lincoln. [from old catalog]; Benedict, Ralph Paine, [from old catalog] joint author
texts
eye 4,271
favorite 11
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Characters and characteristics
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
texts
eye 2,777
favorite 8
comment 1
Commonly referred to as the "Breeches Bible."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Bible, Psalters
Books to Borrow
Apr 5, 2019 White, Harvey Elliott, 1902
texts
eye 182
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Physics
The National Transportation Library
Apr 5, 2019 United States. Dept. of Transportation. Transportation Systems Center; United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration
texts
eye 50
favorite 0
comment 1
PB 251-501 to PB 251-515
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Personal rapid transit
American Libraries
Apr 5, 2019 Ernest Renan , Enrique de Verneuill
texts
eye 529
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comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=_qQvP0bZMG0C&oe=UTF-8
Includes index
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Low-cholesterol diet, Desserts, Cholesterol, Dietary, Cookery
Books to Borrow
Apr 5, 2019 Craven, Thomas, b. 1889, ed; Weiss, Florence, joint ed; Weiss, Sydney, joint ed
texts
eye 90
favorite 0
comment 1
"Key to source abbreviations": p. 451
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Wit and humor, Pictorial, Caricatures and cartoons
The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
Apr 4, 2019 Bonner, John, 1828-1899; Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919; Conant, Samuel Stillman, 1831-1885?; Schuyler, Montgomery, 1843-1914; Foord, John, 1842-1922; Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Nelson, Henry Loomis, 1846-1908; Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922; Harvey, George Brinton McClellan, 1864-1928; Hapgood, Norman, 1868-1937
texts
eye 3,246
favorite 6
comment 1
"A journal of civilization."
( 1 reviews )
Topic: genealogy
Source: folio
Family History Library
Apr 4, 2019 Various
texts
eye 903
favorite 2
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: American short stories
The Library of Congress
Apr 4, 2019 Horstmann, Wm. H., company, Philaldelphia, pub. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 2,845
favorite 16
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Knitting, Crocheting
The PanLex Project
Apr 4, 2019 Dubi Nanda Dhakal; Kristine A. Hildebrandt; Jessica Krim; Nepāla ra Eśiyālī Anusandhāna Kendra, publisher
texts
eye 43
favorite 0
comment 1
Gyalsumdo-English-Nepali dictionary
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Tibetan language, Tibetan language, Tibetan language
237 p. 21 cm
( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
Apr 3, 2019 Dank, Milton, 1920-; Dank, Gloria
texts
eye 49
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comment 1
When their biology teacher is in danger of being dismissed because he insists that he saw a UFO and some aliens, the Galaxy Gang sets out to help Mr. Dawson by gathering evidence to prove his strange story
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Unidentified flying objects, Schools, Mystery and detective stories, Unidentified flying objects,...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Apr 3, 2019 Cao, Xueqin, ca. 1717-1763
texts
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2 v. in case ; 28 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Library of Congress
Apr 3, 2019 Hunolt, Franz, 1691-1746
texts
eye 134
favorite 0
comment 2
favorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Sermons, German
Books to Borrow
Apr 1, 2019 I. Gede Jaman S. Ag.
texts
eye 18
favorite 1
comment 1
Sacred drawings of Balinese Hinduism
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
Apr 1, 2019 Donald, Robyn
texts
eye 414
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Nannies, Sheep ranchers
Books to Borrow
Mar 31, 2019 Jacobs, Shanie
texts
eye 91
favorite 3
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Crocheting
Listed in "Microfilm resources for research," 1986 as: M595
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Indians of North America, Indians of North America, Indians of North America
Duke University Libraries, Jantz Collection
Mar 31, 2019 Müller, Johann Kaspar; Duke University. Library. Jantz Collection
texts
eye 212
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comment 1
Vol. 1 is dated 1805
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Enlightenment
Duke University Libraries, Jantz Collection
Mar 31, 2019 Müller, Johann Kaspar; Duke University. Library. Jantz Collection
texts
eye 221
favorite 0
comment 1
Vol. 1 is dated 1805
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Enlightenment
Books to Borrow
Mar 31, 2019 Ripley, Francis J
texts
eye 362
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comment 2
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Catholic Church
American Libraries
texts
eye 2,228
favorite 3
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No more published
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Ancestor worship, Burial, Demonology, Witchcraft
Books to Borrow
Mar 29, 2019 Pascal, Francine
texts
eye 159
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comment 1
Twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield win and lose boyfriends as they continue their senior year at high school
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: High school students, Twins, Love, Sweet Valley (Imaginary place), Friendship, Twins, Adventure...
American Libraries
Mar 29, 2019 Riley Shepard
texts
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History, music and words to 1,900 songs with song-finder index containing more than 17,000 cross-referenced titles and information. Compiled, written and edited by Riley Shepard Featured on NPR program:  https://www.npr.org/2018/12/21/679233260/the-cowboy-philosopher-a-tale-of-obsession-scams-and-family Blog post about this:   http://blog.archive.org/2019/02/27/riley-shepards-encyclopedia-of-folk-music-is-finally-available/
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: folk music, encyclopedia of folk, traditional music, riley shepard, stacy shepard
Books to Borrow
Mar 29, 2019 Rosenman, Joel; Roberts, John (John Peter); Pilpel, Robert H
texts
eye 43
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Woodstock Festival (1969 : Bethel, N.Y.)
Source: inlibrary
New York Public Library
Mar 29, 2019 Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894; Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926, ill
texts
eye 14,615
favorite 29
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After his mother finds a treasure map among the possessions of a deceased guest at her inn, Jim Hawkins manages to outwit crafty and cruel pirates to learn the location of the buried treasure
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Treasure troves, Adventure stories, Pirates
Books to Borrow
Mar 28, 2019 Ajar, Emile [pseud.]; Romain, Gary
texts
eye 440
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comment 1
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: inlibrary
Getty Research Institute
Mar 28, 2019 Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archæological Society
texts
eye 2,190
favorite 2
comment 1
The transactions include the society's proceedings. No proceedings are included in n. s. v. 70 (1970)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cumberland (England) -- Antiquities Periodicals, Westmorland (England) -- Antiquities Periodicals,...
Books to Borrow
Mar 28, 2019 Taraborrelli, J. Randy
texts
eye 186
favorite 3
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and index
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Jackson, Michael, 1958-2009, Rock musicians
Books to Borrow
Mar 28, 2019 Ash, Russell
texts
eye 97
favorite 5
comment 1
Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Physical measurements, Measurement, Science
Books to Borrow
Mar 27, 2019 Engelbreit, Mary; Lyons, Charlotte
texts
eye 60
favorite 3
comment 1
Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Handicraft, Spring
Books to Borrow
Mar 27, 2019 Hare, Cyril, 1900-
texts
eye 124
favorite 0
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
Books to Borrow
Mar 27, 2019 Lyons, Mary E
texts
eye 25
favorite 3
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references (page 40) and index
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Artists, designers, photographers, Decorative arts & crafts, other art forms, History,...
Juvenile Historical Collection
Mar 27, 2019 Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834; Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847, joint author; Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926, ill
texts
eye 1,956
favorite 11
comment 1
Title within ornamental border
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Farmville Public Library
Mar 26, 2019 Pitt County Genealogical Association; Pitt County Family Researchers
texts
eye 3,113
favorite 0
comment 1
Title from caption
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Registers of births, etc
California Digital Library
Mar 26, 2019 Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
texts
eye 88,411
favorite 158
comment 3
Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
American Libraries
Mar 25, 2019 Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin
texts
eye 829
favorite 1
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: ornament, greek, decorative, gothic, carved, art, roman, history, byzantine, egyptian, gothic...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=wtADAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
Mar 25, 2019 Davis, P. William; Kenyon, Dean H; Thaxton, Charles B
texts
eye 179
favorite 1
comment 2
Includes bibliographical references and index
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Evolution (Biology), Biology, Life
Source: brewster
Books to Borrow
Mar 24, 2019 Moulthrop, Daniel; Calegari, Nínive Clements; Eggers, Dave
texts
eye 30
favorite 1
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-346) and index
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Statistics, Salary Surveys, Teaching, Education, Education / Teaching, Labor & Industrial...
American Libraries
Mar 24, 2019 Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919; McCrae, Thomas, joint author
texts
eye 5,857
favorite 4
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Medicine
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=VCwSAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Columbia University Libraries
texts
eye 33,996
favorite 33
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references (p. 434-444)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania, Society of Friends -- Ireland, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
American Libraries
Mar 23, 2019 Olsson, Marie Louise, 1866- [from old catalog] comp
texts
eye 402
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Harvard university
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=AY84AAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
Mar 23, 2019 Lauren Dane
texts
eye 86
favorite 0
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Media History Digital Library
Mar 23, 2019 Theodore Huff
texts
eye 9,587
favorite 8
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Motion Pictures
Books to Borrow
Mar 23, 2019 Cornett, Essie Richardson, 1889-
texts
eye 112
favorite 0
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Cornett family
Words only
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Hymns, Spanish
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
Mar 23, 2019 Akin, James, ca. 1773-1846, engraver; Allardice, S. (Samuel), engraver; Barker, W. (William), fl. 1795-1803, engraver; Bowes, Joseph, engraver; Clarke, Thomas, engraver, engraver; Creed, William, engraver; Jones, Benjamin, fl. 1798-1815, engraver; Lawson, A. (Alexander), 1773-1846, engraver; Ralph, William, engraver; Scot, Robert, 1744?-1823, engraver; Shallus, Francis, engraver; Smither, James, 1741-1797, engraver; Thackara, James, 1767-1848, engraver; Trenchard, James, b. 1747, engraver; Vallance, J. (John), 1770-1823, engraver; Weston, Henry W., engraver; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) BRL John Adams Library
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First American edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, including the preface to the English edition. Based on the third edition of the Britannica, with many articles revised or re-written. Issued in parts, from 1790 to 1797. Title pages to all 18 volumes dated 1798. Cf. Evans 22486. Evans assigns a separate number to each volume as issued, and separate numbers (Evans 33676-33693) to each of the 18 volumes as issued in 1798
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Books to Borrow
Mar 23, 2019 Richards, Stanley, 1918-1980, comp
texts
eye 64
favorite 1
comment 1
Librettos
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Musicals
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 163
favorite 8
comment 2
Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Embroidery, Embroidery Motifs Patterns
Government Documents
Mar 22, 2019 United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
texts
eye 5,644
favorite 1
comment 1
Vol. 3-6 lack subtitle
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Intelligence service, Civil rights
Source: bplgovdocs
Books to Borrow
Mar 22, 2019 Shelley, Rex, 1930-2009; Yong, Teo Chuu; Mok, Russell
texts
eye 50
favorite 0
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142) and index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Multicultural Studies (Young Adult), Juvenile Nonfiction, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,...
Books to Borrow
Mar 22, 2019 Baines, John D
texts
eye 49
favorite 0
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references (p. 43) and index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
Mar 22, 2019 Reiber, Beth; Spencer, Janie
texts
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 1
Previous ed.: 2004
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Family History Library
Mar 22, 2019 Sears, L. Ray (Leslie Ray), 1952-; May, Samuel Pearce, b. 1828
texts
eye 964
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
19th Century Novels
Mar 21, 2019 Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897
texts
eye 216
favorite 0
comment 1
Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
( 1 reviews )
Bloomsburg University, Harvey A. Andruss Library
Mar 21, 2019 Bloomsburg University
texts
eye 780
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
Mar 21, 2019 Null, Gary
texts
eye 57
favorite 0
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-326)
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Memory disorders, Brain
The Medical Heritage Library
Mar 21, 2019 Gray, Henry, 1825-1861
texts
eye 19,061
favorite 16
comment 4
Includes bibliographical references and index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Human anatomy, Anatomy
Books to Borrow
Mar 21, 2019 Koontz, Dean
texts
eye 82
favorite 0
comment 1
Facing an inexorable assault on far more than his life, successful family man and bestselling novelist Cullen "Cubby" Greenwich finds himself in a desperate struggle with relentless sociopath and reclusive critic Shearman Waxx
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Novelists, Critics, Suspense fiction, Novelists, Critics, Novelists, Suspense fiction
Books to Borrow
Mar 20, 2019 Hurwood, Bernhardt J
texts
eye 111
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ghost stories, Short stories
George Washington University Libraries
Mar 20, 2019 Haldane, James Aylmer Lowthorpe, Sir, 1862-1950.
texts
eye 32
favorite 0
comment 1
Includes index.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Iraq History Revolt, 1920., Shiites Iraq.
Books to Borrow
Mar 20, 2019 Lelyveld, Joseph
texts
eye 35
favorite 1
comment 1
"Elisabeth Sifton Books."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Lelyveld, Joseph., Apartheid -- South Africa., South Africa -- Race relations., South Africa --...
Getty Research Institute
Mar 20, 2019 Cartwright, Julia, 1851-1924
texts
eye 790
favorite 1
comment 1
Other editions under title: Sandro Botticelli
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Botticelli, Sandro, 1444 or 5-1510
American Libraries
Mar 19, 2019 Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda y Arteaga , Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Manuel Cañete , José Campo Arana
texts
eye 244
favorite 1
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=mDo2AAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
Mar 19, 2019 Robb, J. D., 1950-
texts
eye 215
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comment 1
Lieutenant Eve Dallas investigates a brutal crime that plunges her into the art world where nothing is what it seems
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Policewomen
American Libraries
texts
eye 1,084
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=M-4BAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Duke University Libraries
Mar 19, 2019 Josselyn, John, active 1630-1675; Tuckerman, Edward, 1817-1886
texts
eye 210
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comment 1
Includes facsimile of original t.-p., London, 1672
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Natural history, Indians of North America
Books to Borrow
Mar 19, 2019 Masterton, Graham.
texts
eye 35
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
Mar 19, 2019 Edelman, Rob; Kupferberg, Audrey E
texts
eye 97
favorite 1
comment 1
"G.K. Hall large print core collection"--T.p. verso
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Lansbury, Angela, 1925-, Actors, Large type books
New York Public Library
Mar 18, 2019 Morgan, Appleton, 1845-1928
texts
eye 21,005
favorite 9
comment 1
This is no. 314
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Morgan family, Morgan family (Miles Morgan, 1616-1699), Morgan family (James Morgan, 1607-1685)
The Library of Congress
Mar 18, 2019 Lockwood, Ingersoll, 1841-
texts
eye 142,889
favorite 80
comment 7
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Mar 17, 2019 Barnes, Albert, 1798-1870
texts
eye 742
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Slavery in the Bible
Books to Borrow
Mar 17, 2019 Rosenberg, Marvin; Cole, William, 1919-2000
texts
eye 53
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: English wit and humor, Pictorial